September 19th 2019 | Central London

About the event

Rethinking, Redesigning and Rebuilding ICT in Local Government: Successfully Delivering Digital Transformation in your Local Authority

Local Government ICT is changing. Robust and innovative ICT can drive organisational transformation from the way we interact with our customers and delivering business objectives to enabling and empowering a digital workforce.

Join colleagues and peers at the 2nd Annual Local Government ICT Summit and discuss how the public sector is using digital transformation to improve the customer experience, using digital to drive collaboration and successfully utilising ICT to save money.

Free-to-attend for the public sector.

Key topics for 2019 include:

  • Improving cost effectiveness: Successfully utilising ICT to save money
  • Using digital to drive collaboration
  • Creating the space for innovation
  • Driving digital transformation
  • Cloud by default

Speakers confirmed for 2019:

  • Ben Cheetham, Head of Technology and Design within the Local Digital Collaboration Unit, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
  • Samantha Smith, Head of IT & Digital 3C Shared Services, Strategic IT lead for Cambridgeshire County Council & Peterborough City Council
  • Ian Hirst, Head of Digital Services & Communications, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Cllr Amanda De Ryk, Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources, Lewisham Council
  • Alan Patrickson, Head of Digital and Customer Services, Durham County Council
  • Paul Brewer, Director for Digital & Resources, Adur & Worthing Councils
  • Georgina Maratheftis, Head of Local Public Services, techUK
  • Neil Williams, Chief Digital Officer, Croydon Digital Service
  • Sam Trendall, Editor, PublicTechnlogy

Previous speakers include:

  • Aileen Murphie, Director, Department for Communities & Local Government & Local Government Value for Money, National Audit Office
  • Phil Rumens, Digital Services Manager, West Berkshire Council & Chair of LocalGov Digital 
  • Dan Helps, Head of Fraud Operations, Counter Fraud & investigation Directorate
  • Professor Liz Bacon, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Greenwich
  • Trevor Dorling, Director Digital Greenwich, Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Neill Crump, Chief Data Officer, Worcestershire Office of Data Analytics
  • Peter Davies, Head of Digital Transformation, Canterbury City Council
  • Dionne Lowndes, Head of Digital, Staffordshire County Council
  • Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer, Greater London Authority
  • Mark Collins, Director of Strategy and Public Affairs, CityFibre
  • Samantha Smith, Head of Strategy & Architecture, LGSS
  • Isy Bizaoui, Public Sector Divisional MD, MLL Telecom
  • Kathy Nothstine, Lead, Future Cities, Nesta
  • Paul Clarke, Head of Public Sector, Esri UK 
  • Miles Gabriel, Open Data Lead, Esri UK
  • Sean Green, CIO, City of London

Who should attend:

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Directors of Digital
  • Directors of Digital Transformation
  • Directors of Innovation
  • Directors of Information Security
  • Directors of Risk and Audit
  • Directors of IT
  • Directors of Transformation


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